Hi,

"Eric Crampton" <EricCrampton / worldnet.att.net> wrote in message
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> Is there any equivalent of the htons() and htonl() functions? Couldn't
> find anything in the pick axe book.

You can define functions like following

def htonl(h)
  [h].pack("L").unpack("N")[0]
end

def htons(h)
  [h].pack("S").unpack("n")[0]
end


Park Hee-Sob.